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Supervisor Hahn Speaks with La Mirada’s Youth in Government Students

Post Date:01/26/2017 4:00 PM

Supervisor Janice Hahn served as the guest speaker at the 57th annual Youth in Government luncheon in the City of La Mirada Thursday.

Youth in Government is a collaborative effort between the City of La Mirada, La Mirada High School, and the La Mirada Ebell club. The award-winning program partners students from La Mirada High School with City officials to engage local youth in City government. 

Held at the La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts, the luncheon enabled students to meet with their elected official and staff counterparts.  Members of the La Mirada City Council and Norwalk-La Mirada Unified School District were among those who attended.  

Supervisor Hahn discussed the value of public service and encouraged the students to stay involved as community leaders.

From October to February, Youth in Government students work with City officials and staff members to learn the functions and processes of municipal government.  During this time, students review community programs and services and develop ideas for enhancing services. The students will present their recommendations at the Feb. 28 City Council meeting.

For more information on the Youth in Government program, contact (562) 943-0131.

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